We’re passionate about birds and nature. That’s why we opened a Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in our community.
7645 N Oracle Rd # 110
Oro Valley, AZ 85704
Phone: (520) 878-9585
Fax: (520) 878-9586
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Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
"We Bring People And Nature Together"
I bought a new feeder. How long will it take for the birds to start using it?
Introducing a new feeder to your yard is an exciting thing. For you and the birds! But you have to give your feathered friends time to find the feeder, figure out that it's safe to use, discover the food inside and to tell all of their friends. They find their food by sight. This can take from a few minutes up to a month (aproximately). Basically, the old adage applies: "Build it and they will come."
Birds come in their own time.
I want to feed birds, but I don't want the mess from shells all over my yard. What should I do?
Our store has two types of 'no mess' seed. One is a blend of peanut pieces, sunflower chips and white millet, all hulled (without shells). The second type of 'no-mess' seed is sunflower chips. With either blend, there will be no shells to mess up your landscape.
I'd like to feed the birds, but I'm afraid of attracting other wildlife. What 'critters' do I have to worry about attracting?
Atrracting or not attracting other wildlife actually depends on how you feed. Let's focus on some of the animals you're most concerned with: